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in the mountains, western maryland, west virginia into the upper 40s. and in southern virginia, in the upper 50s. and over the last 12 hours, we've seen the circulation in the atmosphere that triggered yesterday's storms, pulling off to our north and east. a little drizzle around this morning. and as the day progresses, we'll have the winds picking up. highs reaching the low 60s. and quite a bit of cloudiness, just the slight chance of a sprinkle early this morning and later on in the afternoon. more sun tomorrow, highs mid 60s. and near 80 by friday. how's the traffic, engineer? >>> the drive along i-95 uncomplicated. but as tom had mentioned, some patches of light rain, mist, coming down. so the roads may be a little slick. but out of dumfries and dale city, accident-free. interstate 270, wet pavement this morning. authorities were checking for an accident in the local lanes, 270 southbound between 78 and montrose road. and watch out, it will be slick this morning. >>> well you'll have a chance this evening to pay your respects to the late civil rights pioneer, dorothy height. she's died last
>>> coming up next on eyewitness news saturday morning, news out of west virginia. the search is over, the rescue operation for four missing miners has come to an end. what rescue workers discovered overnight. >>> end the call, talking on your cell phone while driving will soon cost you. when the ban will go in effect. >>> home opener let down, fans back orioles park, but leave disappointed as the birds let another one slip away. >>> a chilly start to your saturday. meteorologist tim williams is here with an updated look at the first warning weather forecast. eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. >>> good morning,. welcome to eyewitness news saturday, i'm gigi barnett. >>> i'm tim williams. it's a cool start. good morning to. >>> you chilly, cool,. >> all the cs as opposed to the hs, hazy, hot and humid. temperatures on target for where we should be this time of year. we have a few clouds out there. you see a lot of blue. a lot of sunshine. good day to be outside without being too hot. not the really warm temperatures we had earlier in the week. no 90s. we are closer to
mine-south in raleigh county, west virginia, extending condolences to their families and recognizing the valiant efforts of the emergency response workers at the mine disaster. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to the rule, the gentleman from california, mr. miller, and the gentlewoman from washington, mrs. mcmorris rodgers, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from california. mr. miller: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and insert extraneous material in house resolution 1236 into the record. without objection, i recognize the gentleman from west virginia, mr. rahall, for seven minutes. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman from west virginia is recognized for seven minutes. mr. rahall: thank you, mr. speaker, and thank you, mr. chairman, george miller. last week on monday, april 5, an explosion tore through the upper big branch mine in raleigh county, west virginia, taking the lives of 29 good hardworking men. it was the repeat of a recurring nightm
phone calls in the night. virginia celebrates the confederacy. and also where we start tonight with governor's bob mcdonnell's decision. and virginia ron yagan a former radio talk show host working on a book about his dad. and pat buchanan and msnbc analyst. start with what happened in minnesota today. it's an amazing event. we'll get to the confederate stuff later. what's going on? show you right now is governor palin today with balkman. very fascinating political figures. very good on the stump. much more exciting than mitch mcconnell or john boehner. here is the new starpower of the republican party. let's watch today. >> on the outside i am here to testify she is 20 times more beautiful on the inside. please help me welcome governor sarah palin. >> you know, pat, i think i had a small role here in hosting this program one day when michelle bachmann came on and said we ought to have a media investigation. you were here. and the senate out of that -- a caterpillar became a butterfly and saw her today. she's dazzle on the stump. her speech today was so well given. i think that
ceremonies will be held across virginia today on the third anniversary of the virginia tech massacre. on april 16, 2007, a student opened fire on the blacksburg campus killing 32 people before turning the gun on himself. today at 9:30 a.m., governor bob mcdonald will lead a ceremony at the capitol. as part of the ceremony, the bell tower will ring 32 times in remembrance and honor of the victims. virginia tech has canceled all classes today. >>> on the same day as this anniversary, three virginia congressmen are urging their colleagues to sue closing the gun show loophole. the three are pushing the bill that would require private sellers to perform background check for buyers at gun shows. the families of the victims of the virginia tech tragedy are sue you porting the bill. >>> the pentagon is changing its policy on how privately owned guns can be handled at military installations in wake of year's deadly shooting at ft. hood. robert gates is ordering a new policy to cover all branches of the military. he wants an interim plan in place by june with a permanent policy implemented nex
county in the low 40s. it's below freezing in the mountains of western maryland and west virginia, near 30 degrees there. near 40 now on the eastern shore. mid-40s through southern virginia. and over the last 12 hours we've had the afternoon clouds break up and overnight we cleared out and starting off clear and chilly this morning. later on today, blustery northwest winds. it's going to be cool with lots of sunshine, though, highs reaching the low to mid-60s. and then another chilly night tonight. back down to near 40 degrees by dawn tomorrow. but with bright april sun and a diminishing wind on thursday we should make it to near 70. then feeling like summertime on friday and saturday, both days highs climbing into the low 80s, morning lows near 50 on friday, near 60 on saturday. we'll take a look at sunday and next week coming up this half hour. how's traffic? >> as we get under way, pretty quiet. had a bunch of road work, now looks like we're doing well on the beltway near arlington boulevard and in the overnight hours authorities were detouring traffic off the inner loop to i-66 beca
side, maryland. 39 in springfield and dale city. 37 in manassas. 39 martinsburg, west virginia. when a nice day it will be today. plenty of sunshine today. that's how the irish republican army would say it. 76 degree. >> we have a wrinkle the rush hour. folks coming out of fredericksburg, 95 northbound before you get to -- sorry, north of route 3 before route 17, accident to the left. trackter tiler involved. route 3 to route 1 to 17, back over to i-95. relatively easy. overnight road work, the interchange at quantico should be wrapped up. let's head over to see how we are doing elsewhere. road work on the inner loop. braddock road, few moments ago, flashing lights. they are still out there. >> jerry, thank you. >>> it is now 18 minutes before the top of the hour. why there's suddenly more rest for the weary along virginia's highways. >> search for two missing cousins. why their cell phones could be a crucial clue about what happened to them. >>> a father ar renchlgts cue efforts continue in china following strong earthquakes that struck a mountainous reege original near tibet yester
.c. resident. virginia senator jim webb has co-sponsored a resolution honoring her. he said "as a civil rights activist and confidante to many african american leaders, she was unwavering in her commitment to equality and fairness. her leadership "we've an undeniable mark." >>> time for weather and traffic every 10 minutes with lisa baden now. >> moving nicely coming out of southern maryland. i'm going to look at a couple of maps. pretty good run on route 4, route 5, 28, s210210. baltimore national park lake running in your favor. normal volume on 270. southbound on the friedrichs into montgomery county looks good so far. 66 and 95, volume increasing in manassas and 95 heading into dale city. it's okay through springfield. let's go to brian van de graaff. >> thank you. temperatures are much milder than the last couple days because of the cloud cover and light rain that's pushing into the metro area. it's 52 and alexandra, 47 in frederick, 51 in centreville, 48 in hagerstown. light showers coming up 95. manassas and fauquier county, a few sprinkles. leesburg and western frederick county as well
tempore: the gentleman from west virginia. mr. rahall: i ask unanimous consent that votes for the remaineder of the day be limited to five minutes. spoipt chair will not entertain that request -- the speaker pro tempore: the chair will not entertain that request without proper consultation. mr. rahall: then i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. rahall: mr. speaker, i yield myself -- you're supposed to call the bill up. mr. gutierrez: thank you, mr. speaker. the gentleman has nothing to worry about. let the debate begin. we're going to win this debate today. thank you very much. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to house resolution 1305 and rule 18 the chair declares the house in the committee of the whole house for consideration h.r. 2499. the chair appoints the gentleman from california, mr. schiff, to preside over the committee of preside over the committee of the whole. the chair: the house is in the committee of the whole
and falls into blue ridge along that creek at highway and back into black mountain virginia. and yesterday, in the same area of southwestern virginia and two eastern kentucky, they dropped 3 million pounds of ammonium nitrate fuel explosives to blow up our mountain. blow up our mountains, 500 mountains destroyed 1.2 million acres destroyed to reach in and in a very effective way with heavy equip and operators, to pull the coal and floated up to the train and destroy the communities in the watershed, to poison the community and the watershed. that and black mountain virginia, where you get your coal, a few years ago a young boy was sleeping in his house, the davidson family, and explosions went off in a night like tonight. and every time i flicked my life which i think what happened on black mountain and came down on my presents from southern illinois and the flat rock plant last into the home and crashed a 3-year-old and killed him. and that criminal activity is not abolished, but it's regulated, today by her administration. and that criminal activity is loaded onto the train and it's not
crafted by tom davis, a former republican congressman from virginia, and addressed that the united states is fighting for democracy and freedom in baghdad and kabul, capitals where they can vote for the leaders, and americans cannot their own nation, and more americans from d.c. have died in those wars and in korea and vietnam and world war ii than in southern -- seven other states. >> d.c. used to be twice as big as aids. at the virginia side was returned -- and became twice as big as it is. the virginia side was returned and became part of virginia. you have the district be in maryland and have it for a senator and members of the house. it is the obvious answer, one that nobody will accept. >> in baltimore? last word. thanks, see you next week. for a transcript of this broadcast, log on to insidewashington.tv. what did you do that for? i've been wondering whether i'd like it. what's the decision? i don't know yet. you can have another c you know what they are?
a lot of political weight in west virginia and has always fought against tightening mine safety regulations and always fought against mining labor rights and things like that. but also it's really important to say that this kind of deep underground mining and gassy mines is just dangerous. and it's always been dangerous. and there's no way that you can do this kind of thing and not run the risk with these kinds of explosions. >> yeah. absolutely. it is dangerous work. when you hear these family members, certainly you want, if possible, the best circumstances for those people who put their lives on the line and go into those coal mines, work that honestly nobody wants to do. >>> coming up in less than 30 minutes, we're going to talk to a former minor and author from the west virginia area about the safety dangers these miners, generation upon generation face when they go on and do that work. >>> developing now, an aaronment hearing is being held in a massachusetts courtroom at this hour for three teenagers charged in the bullying of a 15-year-old girl who committed suicide. none
into summer it's time to think about protecting your skin from the sun. today west virginia an expert on hand to help you get prepared and lower your risk for burn, the early onset of wrinkles and even skin cancer. she's answering questions rights now on myfoxdc.com. just head to our home page. she was on about 30 minutes ago on the air and now doing a web chat. >> we love dr. macklin. >>> right now we want to turn our attention over to gwen tolbert and in for tucker this morning to let you know what this monday is shaping up to look like? >> well no sunshine. we have clouds and rain and drizzle and not quite as bad as it was yesterday where we had some really strong storms roaring through, but let's take a look at radar and show you what is happening. we have rainfall and plenty of it across many areas and heavy pockets of rainfall here as well. we don't have any warnings or watches, but this is something you'll have to contend with during the course of the day and there is a chance this afternoon we could see some storms popping up. so be aware of that. we're not quite cle
, west virginia. the chaplain: father, we ask you to strengthen the courage of the representatives and congress. sent here men and women to do what a right. make it plain, father. we lease the same wisdom that brought these 50 states together to form this great united states of america. allow it to fall fresh among this great governing body as they make decisions affecting over 300 million americans. father, at this time we join our hearts, minds and spirits for our fellow miners in west virginia who have suffered a great loss in the midst of tragedy. out of the depths of our pressing need, praying that i will draw near onto us during this dark hour of time in jesus name, amen. the speaker: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings and announces to the house her approval thereof. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1 the journal stands approved. the pledge of allegiance will be led by the gentleman from alabama, mr. griffith. mr. griffith: i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, i
at virginia tech remembering the tragedy exactly three years ago today. >> lesli sherman. maxine turner, daniel o'neal. >> governor bob mcdonnell reading the 32 names of the victims gunned down by a student back in 2007. we report now on the lasting impact the massacre has had on blacksburg, virginia [ bell tolls ] >> reporter: a somber ceremony friday to mark the three-year anniversary of the massacre at virginia tech. >> cold, wind, snow flurry, heartbreak and tragedy in blacksburg, virginia. >> reporter: 32 people died on april 16, 2007 when student cho seung-hui opened fire on campus before killing himself. several memorial events were held on campus friday, including a balloon release and memorial run. >> remembering those that lost their lives on this horrible day but a day of rather bans for the families and those that -- remembrance for the families and those that work at tech and have to deal with this every day. >> reporter: governor mcdonnell expressed his own sympathies for victims' families and gratitude to the first responders. >> out of the tragedy became a dialogue here
northern west virginia. that's associated with the weather front. it is a weak front but again moving away from our area. we will clear out later tonight and we will clear out and more sunshine tomorrow. one more dry day before we go into this pattern of wet weather across the area. there you can see some showers up around hagerstown. we had a few around fredericksburg. those are now gone. they made their way east and out of here. the big system that i talked about, look at this. producing snow showers, now some thunderstorms where some of that moisture is finally running north out of the gulf of mexico with drier air to the north and it will be producing more severe weather across the plains. let me take you to colorado right now. this is near the denver area. bennett, colorado, where you may think colorado got more snow. in fact, several inches of marble-sized hail around the area yesterday afternoon and these storms did cause flooding across state and you know what, more severe weather is expected there tomorrow. again, this is a big system. large system that's going to affect -- many,
. >> it was a brilliant compromise crafted by tom davis, a former congressman from virginia, which is that americans are fighting for democracy and freedom in baghdad and kabul, capitals where they can vote for their leaders, and americans cannot, and more americans from d.c. have died in those wars and korea and vietnam and world war ii than in seven other states which do have voting rights. >> there is a logical solution, which is, remember, d.c. used to be twice as big as it is. the virginia side was returned and became part of a virginia pit all those who live in that area have at the vote, members of congress and the senate. you have the district be in maryland and have a vote for senator and members of the house. it is the obvious answer and one that nobody will accept. >> last word. see you next week. announcer: whether it's earning a promotion... they're the culmination of lots of hard work. the graduate school has more ways to get you the knowledge you need to reach your next goal, your next great moment, with continuing education programs to fit your schedule and lifestyle. learn more. vis
.c. this is washington county, frederick county and maryland. also jefferson and burkely counties and west virginia. there you can see the purple box here. you see a nice little hook echo or indentation. this is a doppler radar-indicated tornado. but you need to take this seriously and seek shelter. there is a severe thunderstorm watch. sometimes even though it's a thunderstorm watch and not a tornado watch, sometimes tornado do occur. now, it is a tornado watch across parts of florida. at this hour we saw one line move through earlier today that produced a little tree damage and some hail in gainesville. that second is coming off the gulf of mexico. we could possibly see this sneak a little further to the south. watch out in the tampa area. you will likely see winds in excess of 60 miles with this storm and possible tornadoes. if we get any warnings, we will bring it along to you. the greatest threat of severe weather stretch as cross the eastern seaboard from pennsylvania stretching down into parts of florida. this is a slight risk day. we are not expecting near the number of or severity that we
be a witness too the murder of a college student from virginia. investigators want to talk to mccollum. they believe he was at an off campus party last week. a fight broke out and a gunman fired in to the crowd killing a man from virginia. houston police believe he is back here in the dc area. they also believe he's driving a 2005 dodge magnum with maryland license plates with the tag number 2edh 33. >>> funeral services were held today for a frostburg university student from waldorf. brandon carroll was shot to death a week ago. his friends and family gathered to remember his life. carroll was a standout basketball player at thomas stone high school. hall is charged with his death. another student was shot but survived. >>> police have arrested a fifth suspect in last month's drive by shooting in southeast that left four people dead. officers picked up 21-year-old jeffrey best this morning. two suspects were arrested the night of the shooting. two others arrested last week. they are all facing murder charges. the 14-year-old who was originally accused of being the driver of the
, risks versus the benefits for the nation. arlington, virginia. jason, republican line. caller: thank you for having me. my only point, like you just read in the article, what is the benefit? we are going to go ahead and we are going to go and try and however open ended this search for the 2% is going to be, you don't think that the people -- like the gentleman from texas -- texas, will people -- the oil people, if they figure out whether already oil like that, they would be taxing it already. like touched on, it would not go past delaware -- where joe biden on -- joe biden is, john carey -- but virginia is a go. i don't like it. host: your state officials seem enthusiastic. caller: i don't understand where the enthusiasm comes from. what is it going to exactly do for virginia? how long will it take and what will this take independence from? host: arlington, virginia. near washington. next is a call from virginia, this is a town of zero would -- william, democrats. caller: i think this would be a good thing. when i was being raised that i was told we were a superpower and we had all the n
to the court was justice sonia sotomayor. >>> hope is running out for four missing miners in west virginia. rescuers reached a rescue chamber inside the upper big branch mine and found no one there, no one inside. the chambers are safe places miners can go in an emergency like the explosion on monday that killed 25 people. there is a second chamber further inside the mine and officials say it is the last chance of finding any of the four missing miners alive. rescuers were trying to reach it when they were forced to turn back. >> we have smoke in all four of those entries, and the smoke is traveling from this side toward the long wall face indicating that we have a fire somewhere. so it was at that time that a decision was made to evacuate the rescuers. >>> meanwhile, funerals will be held today for the four miners kill in monday's explosion. four of the 25. carl acord works in mines for 34 years. the day before the explosion, he told his family he was worried about going to work. and we have learned the company that owns the mine, massey energy, will pay for all of the funerals. >>> the m
eastern here on c-span2. >> west virginia held a memorial yesterday for the 29 miners killed earlier this month in the worst u.s. mine disaster in 40 years. massey energy companies said air samples didn't show high enough levels of explosive gases just before the explosion. i look now at yesterday's memorial service for those miners that this portion is about an hour and a half. >> jason madden atkins. [applause] [silence] [silence] carl "peewee" acord. [applause] [silence] [silence] james "eddie" moone. [applause] [silence] [silence] joshua scott napper. [applause] [silence] [silence] [silence] kenneth a. chapman, sr. [applause] [silence] [silence] [silence] [silence] [silence] timmy davis. [applause] [silence] [silence] benny r. willingham. [applause] [silence] [silence] [silence] [silence] gregory steven brock. [applause] [silence] [silence] cory thomas davis. [applause] [silence] [silence] [silence] steven j. "smiley" harrah. [applause] [silence] [silence] [silence] nicolas mccroskey. [applause] [silence] [silence] christopher lee bell, sr. [applause] [silence] [silence] [silence
rescuers and crews in west virginia are venting deadly gases to rescue operations are get under way for the four minors still missing from the worst u.s. mining disaster in a quarter century. 25 miners died in monday's explosion. massey energy has a wide history of safety violations. for more on this story we turn to msnbc's norah o'donnell live with the story. norah? >> reporter: good morning. today is the day we may learn the fate of those four missing miners. the governor of this state said yesterday that we may know between 12:00 and 2:00 today whether those four bore holes they are drilling more than 1,000 feet in the ground to try to ventilate some of that methane gas and carbon monoxide out, whether that's been successful. it will take the rescue teams, once they determine it's safe, four to five hours to reach an area 20 feet wide and barely tall enough to stand in, that's where they believe with 90% certainty these four miners are trapped. they are hopeful, of course, for a miracle, hoping they are alive. as the governor said yesterday, the odds are long. we heard yesterday
. >>> police in fairfax county, virginia are looking for burglars who are walking away with stolen goods in front of neighbors. they say they have hit 17 units at the kingstown apartment complex. witnesses say when people were seen leaving with large items like flat screen tvs they just thought the men were movers. >>> four students who were imgrants completed a trail of dreams yesterday. they walked 1500-miles from miami to dc. they want president obama to issue an executive order stopping the detention and deportation of students until reform legislation is passed. >>> scientists unlock a key to learning whether a breast cancer survivor may develop a more serious form of the disease. that story is coming up. >>> a wild weather swing is in the northeast blanketed by snow. we have our own coming. here's howard. >>> the system will pull away and that means improving conditions for us. details are ahead when 9 news now returns. this stuff ether) really works! >>> this is jerricho , vermont where they are shoveling out 20 inches of snow this week. the snow downed trees and power lines. th
us over. i'm virginia cha, hln news and views. let's get to our top story now. rescuers are fanning out across mississippi looking through shattered homes for survivors. at least one tornado ripped through the state. ten people are dead and three of them are children. yazoo county and the central part of the state took the hardest hit to. the east choctaw county also got smashed. meteorologists don't know if the same tornado cut one long arc of destruction or if it was multiple twisters causing this damage a. survivors are just saying they're happy to be alive. >> it was unbelievable. when the wind was exploded it was like anything i never experienced. it was amazing. it scared us plum to death. i'm very fortunate. i have four beautiful children. i couldn't imagine being without them. as tragic as it is, we lost family members and our hearts go out to them. we're lucky to be here. you don't realize how lucky you do have it until something like this happens. >> tornadoes were reported in four states from arkansas east to alabama. >>> the environmental fallout from the massive oil rig
on mining safety since the big branch west virginia coal mine explosion which killed 29 workers early this month. we will hear about proposed changes to the regulations aimed at preventing companies from deily and safety improvements. tom harkin of iowa chairs the labor intentions committee. this is just over three hours. [inaudible conversations] >> the senate committee on health education and labor will please come to order. the topic of today's hearing couldn't be more timely or more important in the wake of the west virginia coal mine disaster the refinery explosion and course washington where seven workers people of the connecticut gas power plant and just last week a blast from the louisiana oil rig often built with mexico most likely killed 11 workers. it is time to focus renewed attention on the safety of our fellow workers. the string of recent deaths and injuries is a grim reminder that to many employers cut corners on safety to many workers paid the price with their lives. as the son of a coal miner i feel these losses deeply in a very personal level. my thoughts and prayer
to go live to west virginia. president barack obama is scheduled to speak at a memorial service for the 29 call miners who died in an explosion earlier this month. we also expect some remarks from a vice president biden and the governor of west virginia. this is live coverage on c-span. >> please be seated. jason matthew atkins. [no audio] jason matthew adkins. [applause] carl "pee-wee" acorn [applause] james eddie moony [applause] joshua scott naper [applause] >> jimmy davis. [applause] >> benny r. willingham. [applause] >> gregory stephen baracbrock. [applause] >> corey thomas davis. [applause] >> stephen j. "smiling" harrah. [applause] >> nicholas mccrosky. [applause] >> christopher li bellee bell, . [applause] >> joe r. "jody" price. [applause] deward allen scott. [applause] >> grover dale sceend. [applause] >> william "griff" griffith. [applause] >> mike lee "cuz" elswick. [applause] >> howard daniels "boon" dane, kr. -- jr. [applause] >> gary wayne quarrels. [applause] >> william roosevelt lynch. [applause] >> ricky workmean. [applause] >> richard "rick" keith lang. [appl
is in montcoal, west virginia. she's been covering the story. norah, and good, we have your live shot up. any late information on the fate of the four? >> reporter: only that the news has gotten more grim overnight. a federal safety official saying the situation is dire. some of the rescuers had tried to go after those other four missing miners who are believed to be more than 1,000 feet under. but, of course, the rising methane gas levels made it very, very dangerous for them. so they decided to call off the search. they had hoped that some of those missing four miners had reached these air-tight chambers that are stocked with food and oxygen where they can survive for four hours. they made it to one of those air-tight chambers. nobody was there. they couldn't make it to the second air-tight chamber because, again, those rising methane gas levels just made it very, very dangerous. so they're saying the situation is dire. mika, i couldn't hear everything about the governor was saying. he's not far from where i am. but just to sort of recap, we learned overnight 25 dead. these additional 4 sti
. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from west virginia is recognized for three minutes. mr. mollohan: mr. speaker, mr. chairman, i thank the gentleman from california for yielding. and i thank him also for his leadership on mine safety and workplace safety. mr. speaker, i would also like to thank the sponsor of this resolution, my colleague from west virginia's third congressional district, nick rahall. coal miners and the coal industry have no greater champion than the chairman of the natural resources committee, chairman rahall. mr. speaker, tragedy has visited west virginia's coal mines again. if a -- as a visitor, our state knows all too well the names of the communities changed with each visit and the years as well. monanga in 1907, farmington in 1968, sago in 2006 and now raleigh county, april, 2010. the names change, mr. speaker, but the grief and the sorrow, they stay exactly the same. the mother who lost her son last week is united with the sister who lost her brother in 1968 and the daughter who lost her father in 1907. mr. speaker, shy of two million people live in my state, m
program to crackdown on illegal immigrants. counties in maryland and virginia have joined the federal fingerprinting program that allows police to check the immigration status of people they arrest. council members are sponsoring a bill to keep d.c. police from joining of that program. >>> two people on board a plane traveling from frederick, maryland to mississippi have died in a crash. federal investigators say that plane went down in eastern kentucky about 5:30 last night. according to the faa, the small but was or registered to island trading ltd. in woodbine, which -- maryland. an investigation is under way into the cause of that crash. >>> police in prince william county are searching for a manned base they tried to abduct two children carry this happened monday on militant drive. the two children were walking, and a man approached them and tried to grab a 5-year-old perry the older boy put his brother away and the two children escaped. >> it was quick action by the nine-year old. we are asking parents to keep that line of communication open. >> we are shocked and appalled. this
an wjz's eyewitness news, more mine major just after the explosion killed 29 minorrers in west virginia. another accident miles away. and rock star brett michaels in critical condition. plus a man strikes it rich when a chain machine malfunctions. what did he do with the money? and : >> i'm meteorologist bernadette woods. this is the beginning of the storm. we'll have the complete forecast when eyewitness news returns. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> weeks after a west virginia coal mining accident explosion kills dozens, another mine accident leaves one worker dead. this time 28-year-old john king died after getting trapped between a rock -- between a block of coal and a piece of equipment yesterday. the accident took place miles away from the april 5 explosion that killed 29 miners. that was the nation's worst mining disaster in 40 years. >>> airline passengers with tickets to and from europe are being asked to give up their seats to people stranded from the volcano. virgin is one making a request. the airlines are expected to lose more than $2 billion. the majority of europe is free of volcanic
popped up just south of d.c. over eastern virginia. a few wind reports in florida, and also a couple strong storms just outside of houston. so it was a lot calmer severe weatherwise yesterday. a couple areas of storms and some showers in new england. a little area of rain here over illinois, heading for kentucky, and some isolated storms there over areas of just into louisiana, right on the border there of texas. here's that area of rain. this is probably the worst of it this morning. this isn't that bad. just some steady rain heading for louisville this morning, owensboro, and possibly around lexington, eventually. so the forecast today, a little gloomy in new england. especially from rhode island and boston northward up into northern new england where they could even see snow. but overall, it's not a bad-looking tuesday. temperatures a little bit on the cool side in chicago. that's a look at your tuesday forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. you notice there's nothing too dramatic during the day today. the next severe weather threat will come into the midd
virginia. all moving to the east-southeast. what we are going to see is temperatures dropping off into the 80s where they are now. and we will get probably most of our showers and storm after about 8:00 or 9:00 p.m. severe thunderstorm watch to our north now. watch for maybe a few embedded severe thunderstorm warnings that could come out of this early in the evening. there's your good night forecast. we drop to 70 by 11 clock p.m. wait until you see the temperatures coming up. jim and pat, i will have them in a few. >> we will see you then. veronica, thank you. >>> new at 4:00, one of the officers suspended in that prince george's county police beating probe has now been identified. police tell us sergeant sean mcilevey was not involved in the videotape beating but did process the paperwork of the arrest of mckenna. mckenna was charged for assault for striking a mounted officer and his horse during street celebrations after maryland's victory over duke at a basketball game last month. the charges against mckenna were dropped after video surfaced that shows him being beaten. >>> ne
were able to get fabulous deals in virginia. spf, perfect play on housing. we also like what goes into housing. pier one, sherwin williams, not to mention sears, whirlpool, stanley black and decker. appliances are on fire here. anything that goes into a home. anybody that sells it, tjx, bd h bath & beyond, smoking. and finally, this is a new one. hotels. marriott reported a fabulous quarter today, beating the consensus by 2 cents a share. on the conference call, marriott talked about how the recovery is happening faster than expected. corporate travel room nights up 16% year over year. business strengthening, starwood symbol hot. another great hotel chain reports next week. i expect good things. our favorite play, winn for its growth potential. newly launched encore. if you bought winn at its low today, you made $5.72. better than a sharp stick in the eye. here's the bottom line. the next time we get a pullback like we got today, and i think we'll get one tomorrow because of onlyson and microsoft. ultra fast growers, aerospace, banks but only with revenue growth, the return to hou
carolina, ohio, tennessee, southwestern virginia, illinois, alabama and the western florida panhandle and reported activity with golf bail size hail in mississippi as well as into missouri. so you can just get that as a little bit of a feel for the potency for the storms and what has been going on with them. a lot of damage, power outages, as i mentioned. a lot of building damage as well in all of these areas. so a lot of reports that have to come through. as we take a look at true view, let's bring it closer to home. here is where we're seeing rain showers scattered throughout the area and we're expecting to see a little break in the action as we move into the morning hours, but late this afternoon things will change. let's take a look at my weather map. we are under a slight risk of severe weather today for our entire area. this stretches north of d.c. all the way to florida and we could see some pretty strong storms picking up this afternoon. we anticipate getting a little bit of a break in between the showers we're seeing this morning which could mean some sunshine which is only g
. but my guess is that the senator from virginia, the senator from connecticut might drop that in about five minutes. not that the senator from virginia is actually add -- advocating. he's trying to solve something else. that's something in about five minutes could be solved. so i do think that what senator warner has said is true. that is that the rhetoric around this, an issue that could be dealt with literally in about five minutes, is probably overheated. and the fact is that what we need to do is figure out a way to focus on this issue in an intelligent way. i think that as the senator from virginia mentioned, people on both extremes want to make sure that if a large institution in this company fails, it's just like the small institutions in this country. they go out of business. i think we're united on that. are there some flaws that exist? yes. did the bill get a little sideways at the end? yes. but do people understand the way we can deal with this in an intelligent, thoughtful way and fix that? yes. i wonder if the senator from virginia would wish to not maybe get into specific
. as we said in the rules committee last night, we saw luis gutierrez, and others join up with virginia foxx. we had concern on the floor raised by dan rohrabacher and doc hastings, and lincoln diaz-balart, mr. pierluisi, the former governor, and number of members of republican leadership joining in support of this, and the bottom line, mr. speaker, is that we should do exactly what mr. gutierrez argued both in the rules committee and here on the floor last night. now, i have stood in this well repeatedly saying that i could have done a better job. well, i had the privilege of serving as chairman of the house rules committee, i could have had more open rules. i could have had more free flowing debate. in fact i was criticized as this new majority was attempting to emerge to that majority status, and it was justified in some ways. we were promised, though, as i and others were being criticizeds -- criticized, mr. speaker, that we would have an entire new direction for america. there would be an open, free wheeling debate. well, there is no issue where it is more apparent we should have a
strikes in west virginia, a mine explosion kills dozens raising questions whether the media ignored warning signs. liberal stormtrooper david schuster gets iced at peacock news for enemy lines and working on a secret project on cnn. is this the final strike? a main conduit of abuse from the white house to the american public, now the white house press corps may be a recommend ne -- remnant of the past. and tiger on course, are the media still taking shots? on the panel this week, writer and fox news contributor judy miller. conservative columnist, anded degree tantero. jim pinkerton, and news day columnist, the legendary ellis henican. i'm jon scott, news watch is on right now. >> together we've stopped that and proven the benefits of cooperation. today is an important milestone for nuclear security and nonproliferation and for u.s.-russian relations. >> jon: president obama signing the biggest arms reduction treaty the white house says in 60 years, with russian president medvedev on thursday. the news from prague was met by mixed reaction from the press. take a look, in the boston
be slow in virginia. metro is single tracking between reagan national airport and crystal city because of a derailment. >> a maintenance vehicle was on the tracks when a wheel came off. the wheel has gotten back on but metro is checking the track to make sure there is no interruption. let's get the latest in traffic from julie wright. >>> busy ride in virginia. if you are on the inner loop to springfield, ahead of you is the accident ving a tractor- trailer and pick up. traffic is able to squeeze by single file to the right. but already the delays on this inner loop are forming back at the wilson bridge out of maryland. out of oxon hill, slow toward eisenhower where again only one right lane is open toward the springfield interchange. on the outer loop, there are rubbernecking delays. and again with the sunshine delay it is very jammed up as you continue from springfield over toward eisenhower avenue. past the accident scene, the pace improves back toward maryland. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> back now to one of our big stories. president hitting the road again to
in a massive explosion at the upper big branch mine in west virginia. this incident was the worst u.s. coal mining disaster in 40 years. and finally, mr. speaker, today our thoughts and prayers remain with the friends and family of those 11 miners who went missing after an explosion last week at the deep water horizon oil rig in the gulf of mexico. 17 workers were also injured and we wish for their speedy recovery. too many workers in this nation are subjected to dangerous conditions at work and have sacrificed their lives and health as a result. everyone is entitled to a safe and healthy workplace. every family deserves to know that when they send their loved one off to work that loved one will come home that evening. mr. speaker, with this resolution we remember and we honor all of these fallen workers and we redouble our commitment to make our nation's workplaces safe and healthy for all workers. i thank representative johnson for introducing this resolution, eddie bernice johnson from texas, and i urge my colleagues to support this bill. with that i reserve the balance of my time. the s
of the mountains, a chilly morning there. in the upper 30s. mid-50s eastern shore and through southern virginia and across the carolinas. around the nation, we have this storm system that's taking shape here through the central plains, spreading some rain. all the way into the upper midwest from this system. this is drifting our way. looks like it's going to be in place for the weekend, i'm afraid. here's how we're looking for today. temperatures by 9:00 intoed mid-50s. perhaps into the near 60 degrees or so. then it does look like we'll have quite a bit of sunshine this afternoon. that was a little bit of a mistake there about the rain. pay no attention to that. it looks like a sunny day today. overnight tonight, increasing clouds. during the day tomorrow will be cloudy and cooler with highs just the low 60s. sunday into monday, it looks like we'll be in the upper 60s to mid-have but a chance of showers and maybe some thundershowers, both of those days. and a look into next week, we may get lingering rain as well on tuesday. drying out, warming up a bit midweek. how's the traffic, tom? >>> if
but only in virginia. president obama's decision to open up offshore drilling is driving a wedge between democrats. senator frank lautenberg saying drilling off the coast of virginia would endanger many of new jersey's beaches, but virginia democratic senators jim webb and mark warner are firmly on board urging president obama to move very quickly to open mid atlantic shores for oil and gas exploration. with us now for a fair and balanced debate, bob beckel. he's professor of advanced political studies at george washington university, he's also a fox news contributor. and dana perino, former white house press secretary, she's a fox news contributor as well. welcome to you both. >> thank you. trace: bob, you knew -- the president had to know which this going to raise a ruckus in the democratic party, right? >> oh, sure, he did. it was something he said he would do in the campaign, but the amount of drills we're talking about here is an awful lot. so the question is politically how does it play out for him? one, it does attract independent voters, but secondly, it will set the stage, i thi
as southwestern virginia is concerned and the national weather service said early reports, wind gusts were from 70 to 80 miles an hour and there is flash flooding. a lot of buildings destroyed and they're saying there were several tornados, not just one in the area in mississippi. the national weather service is out there first thing tomorrow to survey the damage and at that point, they will determine what it was and the strength of those tornados as well. bringing it here at home, let's look at true view. we have widespread rainfall moving in across our area. if you look to the west, that is the leading edge of the storm system and by tomorrow, we are going to be under a slight risk of seeing severe weather and we're going have to stay on top of this. we're talking storms in the morning hours and by the afternoon, that is when we have a chance of severe storms in our neighborhood and we'll bring you another update on what to expect coming up later on. back to you. >> and we'll see you then. of course, we're not finished with the story and you can can stay on top of the latest developments any tim
there. another pocket of rain ahead of that upper level low around areas like virginia in towards north carolina, too. the radar picture, most of the action off in the atlantic ocean. later today daytime heating. if you see any it will make things unstable so storms coming back into play. raleigh, rain showers around the state line with north carolina into virginia, and the rain itself near the beltway so we'll get some delays in the air when you get around d.c. because of the light pocket of rain moving through, also the poor visibility is definitely going to be out there, something we're watching. up to the north farther, things are okay, nice and sunny around boston. rain heads in later today, and it will be around new york so you get some delays out of that. weak impulse moving through the plains now. it is enough to generate light rain around eastern parts of nebraska and iowa, too. not a big deal. traveling by plane today world's busiest airport, check out atlanta, midtown covered up. the rain went through yesterday, the fog is up there. you'll see travel delays in atlanta for the
teams still waiting for the go ahead to search a west virginia coal mine for four missing workers. and as they wait, we are learning federal safety officials cited that mine for two violations on the very day the explosion killed at least 25 miners there. one of the violations for an improper cable splice and the other, the other was for inadequate maps of escape routes. it is not unusual for a mine to get more than one violation in a day. after all, it received 458 last year. but you can bet issues like this will come up in the just announced federal investigation into this disaster. meantime the obama administration has recently approved new environmental regulations that will change the way certain mining is done in west virginia and other parts of appalachian shah. the new rules are intended to cut pollution in our waters. critics argue the financial costs are way too high. molly henneberg with the news and new information from d.c. tonight. molly? >> hi, shep. coal companies dispute the science. but the environmental protection agency the e.p.a. says mountain top mine somethi
in virginia that we know of and also a spy who carried messages from london to paris to benjamin franklin and used false heels on his boots to carry the message. washington's deceptions. the one thing i do have to say about washington for somebody who never told a lie he stretched the truth an awful lot. [laughter] up at cambridge when he first six over the american army, they were down 29 rounds her man. nine shots were bad as it does for as the gunpowder in camp. he knew there were british spies going around the american camping so he had a shipment of barrels brought up from providence rhode island marked gunpowder the only problem is in said the barrels was say and. the british spies would go back and report that the americans had plenty of gunpowder and they could keep the cs for a long time. he also did a troop multiplication at morristown after the battles of trenton and princeton the camps at morristown and while there normally putting most of the troops in cluster in houses to keep as many together as you could. washington with the opposite way but wonder to soldiers and a house
>>> good morning. breaking news. they're in. rescue crews have entered that west virginia coal mine to resume their search for four missing miners and it could be just hours before we know what happened to them. we're live at the scene. >>> air scare. a major security incident on a united airlines flight from washington to denver. fighter jets scrambled, other airlines alerted of a possible terror attack. turns out it was all apparently caused by a passenger smoking in the bathroom. >>> and one big step. president obama and his russian counterpart sign a landmark treaty overnight to slash both countries' nuclear arsenal. a key move toward the president's goal of ridding the world of nuclear weapons "today," thursday, april 8th, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. i'm meredith vieira. >> i'm matt lauer. this morning there has been a major break-through at that west virginia coal mine where at least 25 workers were killed in monday's explosion. >> that's right. after spending more than a day drilling ventilation hole
and bipartisanship. god bless him. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from virginia seek recognition? >> i also ask unanimous consent to speak for a minute to honor former congressman stan rarries who pass aid way march 27. he represented the eighth district of virginia in the house from 1973 to 1974 and then again throughout the 1980's, from 1981 to 1990. he was a very hardworking advocate for northern virginians, he was a fighter pilot a veteran of the korean war, he earned the distinguished flying cross and the purple heart for his service. he was known for give ought his home phone number and listening to people regardless of their views. i'm not sure his successor has given out his home phone number as often but mr. parris supported flood control projects and bridge he put car pool lanes on interstate 395 and transferred control to the the airports from the federal aviation administration, he made an effort to move the prison, he got the national football league to change its policy on blacking out games he proved pressure yent in warning about the looming savings an
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